Metaphysical meaning of Patara (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Patara (mbd)
Patara, pat'-a-rĂ¥ (Gk.)--trodden down; trampled under foot; desecration; contempt; insult; outrage.

A seaport city in Asia Minor (Acts 21:1).

Meta. A group of thoughts in the sense consciousness of man that are the result of suppression. These thoughts are of a browbeaten, subdued nature, and work toward bondage (trodden down, trampled under foot).

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Preceding Entry: Passover
Following Entry: Pathros